Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell indicated that he is not comfortable with how the White House is taking precautions during the coronavirus pandemic.
During a Thursday press conference in Kentucky, McConnell acknowledged that he hasn’t been to the White House since Aug. 6 and said its lackadaisical attitude toward the coronavirus is the reason he’s staying away.
“I haven’t actually been to the White House since August the 6th,” he said. “My impression was that their approach to how to handle this is different from mine and what I suggested that we do in the Senate, which is to wear a mask and practice social distancing.”
McConnell made similar comments earlier this week in an interview with Fox News.
“I do think there have been risky behaviors in other areas, but not in the Senate,” McConnell said. “And this nomination is now in the Senate. We know how to handle this. We’ve been dealing with this since